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Don’t compromise yourself. You’re all you’ve got.

A teenager in the 90’s, I was heavily influenced by the trends of the era. In adoration of long-haired rock gods, skulking around to grunge music, and with a tendency to live in jeans and flannelette shirts (an accompaniment to my long, greasy hair, pale skin), I measured myself against the images I saw in teen magazines and on music video clips. And I didn’t measure up. Not in my eyes. And that belief lasted well into my 30’s. As a society, we’ve had an unhealthy obsession with weight and…

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